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Daniel Lee Christie (Deceased)
1109 Split Silk St.
- 2007 Yamaha R6 Motorcycle
On March 14, 2015 at approximately 6:15 pm, Daniel Christie was operating his motorcycle northbound on Kings Avenue in the left lane when he came upon a vehicle traveling the speed limit in the left lane ahead of him.
Christie swerved right and struck the curb at Ronele Drive. Christie and the motorcycle traveled down the shoulder and struck a fire hydrant. Christie who was not wearing a helmet died at the scene.
The hydrant was knocked off the base but a safety valve worked correctly and shut down the hydrant.
There are no indications of impairment at this time, however further investigation by the Medical Examiner will provide toxicology reports.
The investigation continues.